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In The News: Orlando TSA Flunks Test, Clinton Questioned, Baby Rhino In Tampa

TSA Flunks Orlando International Tests – The Transportation Security Administration at Orlando International Airport performed poorly in its first test according to data released Wednesday. Passengers were moved through checkpoints too slowly, and only 74 percent were satisfied with the customer service, well below the airport’s expectations. Airport Chairman Frank Kruppenbacher suggested alternative …

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In The News: Marco Rubio Supports Controversial Bill, It’s Finally Back To The Future Day, NYC Police Officer Shot, Sunscreen Is Killing Coral Reefs, CEP Honors Six ‘Businesses Of The Year’

 Marco Rubio returns to Washington to support controversial ‘sanctuary cities’ bill – The Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act would take away federal law enforcement money from cities that do not detain undocumented immigrants. Marco Rubio voted for the bill, his first vote since Sept. 24. Tampa Bay Times …

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In The News: Marion Zoning Commission To Vote Tuesday On Chicken Slaughterhouse; Protestors Rally Against Opening Of Bear Hunt Season; State Senate Redistricting Starts Monday; Argument Continues Between Benghazi House Committee Members

Marion Commission To Vote Tuesday On Stronach’s Chicken Slaughterhouse – Several Adena Springs residents are upset and protesting a slaughterhouse ranch that is owned by billionaire and cattle ranch developer Frank Stronach. Neighbors of the ranch have made a petition to stop the facility with concern for the stench, noise …

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In The News: Halloween Decoration Thief Caught, Gainesville’s Central Park Seeks Trees, Jeb Bush Questions Arise With Donations, Orlando Triple Amputee Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Darci Cortes arrested, accused of stealing Halloween decorations from Hickory Hammock subdivision – A woman was arrested Thursday for stealing Halloween decorations from two homes in Winter Garden. She was recognized by a surveillance video and faces charges of burglary, grand theft, and petit theft. Orlando Sentinel City: Gainesville’s own …

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In the News: Child Pornography Investigation Leads To Arrest Of 18, ‘Accidental Activist’ Of Marriage Equality Case Speaks At UF, Obama Says He Will Keep Troops In Afghanistan, Lawsuit Challenging Fair District Amendments Thrown Out

18 arrested under Georgia internet porn and child exploitation law, GBI says – A three-month investigation by 33 state, local and federal agencies led to the arrest of 18 for child pornography charges. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, officers executed 24 search warrants in 16 counties. The Florida …

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In The News: Bruce Mozert Dies at 98, Seminole Tribe Meets With Gov. Scott, Tourist Attraction Co-founder Dies in Plane Crash, Kansas Voter ID Law Sparks Debate

Bruce Mozert, pioneer in underwater photography, dies at age 98 – Bruce Mozert passed away yesterday in his Ocala home under Hospice care. Mozert, a pioneer in the field of underwater photography, had spent 30 years as Silver Springs State Park’s official photographer. He would have been 99 in November. …

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In The News: Woman Is Charged With DUI From Periscope App; Treon Harris Next Florida Gators Quarterback; Playboy Gets New Design; Survivor Is Found After Plane Crash In Indonesia

Woman live streams herself while driving drunk, police say – A 23-year-old woman in Lakeland, Florida, was arrested and faces charges of driving while under the influence because of an escapade that she recorded on Periscope. Periscope allows its users to live stream videos directly from their phones and in …

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